Lukyanivka (Ukrainian: Лук'янівка) is a historical neighborhood in the northwestern part of the city of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. It is situated on the right bank of Dnieper, at a short distance from Babi Yar.
The metro station located on the territory is Lukianivska.
The area is also known for the Lukyanivska Prison.
The neighborhood was named after a Podil guildmaster and "began to grow after the great flood of 1845 forced many inhabitants to higher ground"; its population in 1874 was 9,806. In the spring of 1911, the body of Andrei Yushchinsky was found in a cave in Lukyanivka, leading to the Mendel Beilis case.
- 1820 — first mention of Lukyanivka settlement;
- 1824 — a mention of Kiev goldsmith S. Strelbytsky in the outskirts of Lukyanivka;
- 1913 — first all-Russian olympiad in sports is held at the Sports Ground.
- Michael F. Hamm, Kiev: A Portrait, 1800-1917 (Princeton University Press, 1995; ISBN 0691025851), pp. 26-27.
- Charles King, "Kiev, 1913," Times Literary Supplement, 17 September 2014.
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